Denton True "Cy" Young (March 29, 1867 – November 4, 1955) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher. Young was born in Gilmore, a tiny farming community located in Washington Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio.
Cy Young was born on March 29, 1867 in Gilmore, Ohio. A major league baseball player, he won more games than any other pitcher. Young pitched for five teams during his 22 years in the major leagues. He entered the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1937 and is commemorated in the Cy Young Award, that honors the best major league pitcher in each year.